That's sort of what I meant, with more references to 419 scammers, my favorite scammers of all. It's hard to imagine ANY app out there to provide a statistically random enough sample to mean anything. If Twitter itself were to perform the survey, I think you'd be more likely to have a random sample, though of course it would be biased towards those of us that enjoy those sorts of surveys. ;)
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 12:17, Andrew Badera <and...@badera.us> wrote: > On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM, JDG <ghil...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I think that is the statistical significance to which TjL was referring. >> At least, I hope so. >> >> > I think TjL was referring more to raw population factor than biases. Any > one single non-large userbase app is not likely to be statistically > predictive of the results you will find across the spectrum of possible > apps. > > > -- Internets. Serious business.